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8 Good Ideas for Reducing Mercury Exposure and Pollution in your Community [PDF]
Abstract: This guide is intended for municipalities to find information on reducing mercury exposure and pollution.
Source: NEWMOA
URL: http://www.newmoa.org/prevention/mercury/schools/MunicipalBr
och_sixpages.pdf

Case Studies: Alpena General Hospital
Abstract: This case study focuses on purchasing and lab reagents.
Source: Purdue Research Foundation
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/04/03336/alpena.htm

Memorandum of Understanding Between the United States Environmental Protection Agency and the American Hospital Association
Abstract: On June 24, 1998, the American Hospital Association (AHA) and the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) signed this landmark agreement identifying goals to reduce the impact of health care facilities on the environment.
Source: US Environmental Protection Agency and American Hospital Association
URL: http://nepis.epa.gov/Exe/ZyPURL.cgi?Dockey=20000X5F.txt

Mercury Pollution Prevention in Healthcare
Abstract: A guide for hospitals on becoming mercury-free. Includes success stories, contact information, and other resources.
Source: National Wildlife Federation
URL: http://www.newmoa.org/prevention/topichub/22/Mercury_Polluti
on_Prevention_in_Healthcare_NWF.htm

Mercury Pollution Prevention Plan
Abstract: As follow-up to the Source Identification study, this document is intended to supplement the Regional Water Quality Control Plant's primary pollution prevention plan, the Clean Bay Plan.
Source: City of Palo Alto
URL: http://www.cityofpaloalto.org/civicax/filebank/documents/374
6

Michigan Auto Project Progress Report [PDF]
Abstract: Description and progress report on a voluntary pollution prevention and resource conservation partnership between DaimlerChrysler, Ford, General Motors (Auto Companies), and the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality.
Source: Michigan Department of Environmental Quality
URL: http://www.epa.gov/glnpo/p2/pollsolu/deq-ead-p2-auto-2000prg
rpt.pdf

Michigan Mercury Pollution Prevention (M2P2) Task Force: Recommendations
Abstract: A document from the Michigan Mercury Pollution Prevention Task Force (M2P2) listing opportunities and recommendations for Michigan mercury pollution prevention efforts for the state government.
Source: Michigan Mercury Pollution Prevention (M2P2) Task Force
URL: http://www.michigan.gov/deq/0,1607,7-135-3307_29693_4175-116
97--,00.html

Protecting By Degrees: What Hospitals Can Do To Reduce Mercury Pollution [PDF]
Abstract: Discusses how hospitals can contribute in the elimination of mercury.
Source: Environmental Working Group and Health Care Without Harm
URL: http://www.bvsde.paho.org/bvsacd/cd37/15703.pdf

 


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